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5 Things You Need To Know - September 28, 2020

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Posted at 6:38 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 08:38:27-04

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Monday morning.

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Over 100 march in protest of Breonna Taylor decision in downtown Colorado Springs Sunday

After a few quiet weeks, protesters again took to the streets in downtown Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon. It's all in response to the recent grand jury decision in Kentucky in which no police officers were charged in the death of Louisville woman Breonna Taylor. The group of over 100 protesters set off at city hall around 3 p.m. and made several laps around downtown. They made stops outside the Colorado Springs Police Operations Center, as well as the El Paso County Courthouse before returning to city hall Sunday evening.
Pueblo deputies investigating suspicious death of woman

Deputies are searching for a woman's next-of-kin after her body was discovered in rural eastern Pueblo Sunday morning, according to the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office responded to the property in the 54000 block of Highway 50 East around 8 a.m. where they learned the property owner found the woman's body in a field. The sheriff's office said they have not been able to find the woman's next-of-kin, but they do believe she was living in Pueblo.
Feeling like Fall with cool and breezy conditions today

A cold front overnight brought really chilly air to the state this morning and even a few snowflakes in northern El Paso County, Teller County, and the Wet Mountains. We'll be dry today with increasing sunshine in the afternoon. Highs will bounce back into the 50s and 60s later today with temperatures falling back towards freezing tonight.
Movie theaters working to rebound from pandemic

As we work to rebound from the effects of the pandemic, we focus on some of the first places to close and last to reopen: movie theaters. When the pandemic hit, theaters closed, Hollywood shut down and several new releases went straight to streaming. Now the theaters are working to rebound and want you to know they’re open for business. Despite opening weeks ago, theaters are still mostly empty. News5's Elizabeth Watts spoke to a big chain theater and a small local theater. She'll show you the changes they've made and Hollywood is impacting their sales throughout the day only on News5.
The Review & Preview: What southern Coloradans need to know this week

With so much information being announced daily about the COVID-19 pandemic, News5 has put together a review and preview of what is going on in Southern Colorado as it pertains to the virus. Last week, a ban on gatherings for young people ages 18 to 22 started in Boulder Thursday. The measure is because of skyrocketing COVID-19 cases around the CU Boulder campus. And with great anticipation, CHSAA released the football schedule for the 2020 fall season. Click the link above for the full review and preview.